Dezeen Music Project
This experimental pop song by London artist Yodashe is very musically ambitious, combing glitchy beats with brash, dissonant vocal harmonies in a free-flowing arrangement. But the key is the variety of catchy melodic hooks, which pop up in unexpected places and keep the track engaging throughout.
Blue Room won't make easy background music, but listen carefully and there's lots to enjoy.
This electronica-tinged track by London producer and singer The Slow Revolt has a wonderfully effortless charm that belies the tight structure and attention to detail evident throughout. Understated and unassuming, the song achieves the feted balancing act of feeling both fresh and familiar at the same time.
Desired Effect is a wistful pop song by Glasgow band Atom Tree. With plucked strings and what sounds like a glockenspiel driving the track, it has a much more analogue feel than 45, the previous Atom Tree track we featured on Dezeen Music Project.
British house producer and DJ Jo Noon has sent us another gorgeous chilled-out dance track called Wednesday. Like October, the previous track we featured by Noon, Wednesday is lush and dreamy in all the right places, but is underpinned throughout by crisp, purposeful percussion.
Madrid-based producer Skygaze specialises in dreamy, mesmeric dance music that sounds best listened to in the very early hours of the morning. Drowned is no exception and features waves of soft, hazy synths and crisp electronic drum rolls from which broken fragments of vocal samples occasionally emerge.
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